Canadian actor-come-comic-come-performer, Shawn Hitchins returns to this year’s Edinburgh Festival to take to the street’s in the city’s first ever Ginger Pride march, inviting all those who are red, orange and pale to partake… plus all us ginger allies. For his sake, let’s hope the Scots see the funny side. I catch up with Shawn […]
Hitchins hosted Buddies in Bad Times’ annual fundraiser on November 22. The night raised $61,000 for its programming – a record breaking year. Up on the block was this Margaret Atwood portrait found by Hitchins at a local rummage sale. Estimated at $10 it went for $310! Photo Credit: Andrea Houston, XTRA!
A great shot of last night’s performance at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. (left to right: Mim Adams, Erika Nielsen, Julia Cleveland, Shawn Hitchins.) Courtesy of @dobbernation
Some of Canada’s finest musical theatre performers showcase the biggest hit songs from current productions and contemporary shows including Billy Elliot (Mirvish Productions),Jesus Christ Superstar directed by Des McAnuff (Stratford Shakespeare Festival), and My Fair Lady directed by Molly Smith (Shaw Festival). In addition, internationally acclaimed cabaret artist Meow Meow, who has wowed audiences globally with her unique […]